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WHUT
Feb 21, 2013 6:00pm EST
. republican senator lindsey graham has revealed he says the death toll in u.s. drone war overseas. at a speech in south carolina wednesday night, he said -- his comments mark the first time a u.s. official has offered a figure for those killed in nearly a decade of u.s. drone strikes abroad. the 4700 figure matches the high end of an estimate by the bureau of investigative journalism, which extensively has covered the strikes. the news comes as the obama administration continues to stonewall members of congress on fully releasing the justice department memos explaining the legal rationale for targeted killings overseas. the white house agreed to a least partially disclose the memos earlier this month after a senate uproar amid the conformation hearings for cia nominee john brennan. but the new york times reports the administration has adopted a strategy of continuing to deny senators full access while simultaneously negotiating with republicans to reveal more information on the deadly u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. the strategy appears focused on ensuring the white house has enough votes f
WHUT
Feb 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
now!" >> i think it is a vital tool. i have been intimately involved with the condition u.s government has been involved in and i consider without a doubt it has been very successful as far as producing intelligence. >> as counter-terrorism czar john brennan heads to capitol today for his confirmation hearing to head the cia, we will look at his role in the government's secretive post-9/11 rendition program. we will speak with amrit sing, author of the new report, "globalizing torture: cia secret detention and extraordinary rendition." >> the american public needs to know what its government did. grabbing people off the street, flying them to secret cia prisons to be locked up, shut out, held in detention and subjected to interrogation, and many instances that amounted to torture. >> then radio ambulante and the power of radio. >> we begin at the world's busiest border crossing in tijuana. it is rush hour and a mass exodus into the u.s., each with a particular mission and a baggage to prove it. summer caring suitcases, others carrying school books. >> an spanish-language radio program
WHUT
Feb 1, 2013 7:00am EST
killed in a blast in the turkish capital outside the u.s. embassy. smoke has been seen from the side entrance of the building. we will get the latest from the scene. a motorway bridge collapses in china, where a truck packed with fireworks exploded. in mexico city, 25 people have been killed in an explosion at the state oil company. rescuers are trying to help the many that were trapped. can australian do enough to stop the united nations from stripping the great barrier reef of its world heritage status? also, looking at what's happening in business news. and jobs in the usa. >> the american economy is shrinking. employment, hoping for 160,000 new jobs to have been created. we will get the manufacturing reports later today as well. >> its 12 noon in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, 2:00 in the afternoon in turkey. if we start with breaking news. there's been an explosion in front of the u.s. embassy in turkey and one person has been killed. there's no indication as to what caused the explosion in a neighborhood that's home to a number of foreign missions. let's get the latest from o
WHUT
Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
brain cells rather lives, call saying the -- causing issues. it is important to use that research to understand how to read change sports for kids so we do not put them to the same trauma. >> had games. a senate superbowl approaches, we look at the growing links between concussions and brain damage. we will speak with former professional wrestler and college football player chris nowinski, now a leading crusader to make football and other sports safer. longtime revolutionary. >> [indiscernible] writing about the life we live without having it edited by the system. >> as we mark the beginning of black history month, a new documentary premieres today about imprisoned journalist mumia abu-jamal. he will join us from inside prison in pennsylvania. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. in breaking news from turkey, at least two people have been killed in an apparent suicide bombing at the u.s. embassy in the capital of ankara. an official says the bomber set off an explosive device at the entrance to the d
WHUT
Feb 19, 2013 6:00pm EST
establishing an important precedent, an important step in itself. it will allow us to supply a greater range of equipment to help protect civilian life in syria, and will enable us to give assistance and advice we had been restricted in giving before. >> the new york times is reporting the obama administration may revisit the possibility of arming syrian rebels after obama initially rejected the idea last fall. syrian refugees fleeing conflict are continuing to flood into neighboring countries at a rate of thousands per day. a jordanian border official said monday nearly 90,000 syrians have crossed into jordan since the beginning of the year. one of those refugees decried the conditions in her home country. >> our homes are all destroyed. we have nothing. if bashar al-assad once our country, let him have it. we came here after running between homes, trying to avoid the fire that rained down on us. if it were not for the free syrian army protecting us, we would have died. god help us. >> in the u.s., georgia is set to put a man did that tonight despite consensus among medical specialists is m
WHUT
Feb 19, 2013 8:00am EST
, everybody, they used to get doughnuts, and they used to put fliers at the bakery. "if anybody wants to appear in an upcoming feature film, poll the number and give us a call." 1 dick armey in the producer, were sitting in the bakery, so i decided to pull the number and go over there and cast. i went over there are, and he gave me a script. he gave the actress a script. we went back and forth with the actress, and we did it well, and i said, "see you later." i went back to the bakery. and then, michael called me back for another reading, and he said, "mr. zeitlin loved the reading." so i went back and did another reading, and i again said, "see you later." i never thought i was going to get it. i was, basically, it "see you later, michael." during that time, i had moved to my bakery to a bigger location, and they were looking for me to give me the part, but nobody knew where i've is back. -- where i was at. there is nobody who knew where mr. henry was at. tavis: the next time you move, let me know where you are going to be. if he cannot find you, there are customers who could not fin
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